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Readers' Choice Voting Deadline Extended Until August 23

It's time to cast your vote in the 10th-annual Readers' Choice Awards, the only awards program in the industry where the winners are picked by the people who actually use their products and services
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Jul 2019

Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be “The Most Digital Ever” and Put Cameras in Orbit

International Olympic Committee broadcaster Olympic Broadcasting Services plans for rocketing increase in digital viewing and remote cloud production for next Olympics
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Jun 2019

Mainstreaming Targets New Lows in Encoding and Latency

Fresh funding expected to take MainStreaming's video delivery network into new territories
Featured Articles, Posted 29 May 2019

Brexit: A Disaster in Waiting or Y2K All Over?

The British streaming media community will be largely unaffected by the UK's (eventual) departure from the EU but the damage may already be done, and the effect on the associated creative industries could be significant.
Featured News, Posted 19 Mar 2019

Streaming Forum: DAZN's Fan-First Sports Service

Fans watched 265 million hours of live content on DAZN in 2018, and that's just the beginning, said CTO Florian Diederichsen in his Streaming Forum keynote.
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Feb 2019

DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum

The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.
Featured Articles, Posted 19 Dec 2018

Deutsche Telekom Presents World-First 6K VR Live Stream

A behind-the-scenes look at the demonstration in Bonn of another attempt to get VR off the ground at higher resolution and lower bitrates
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Dec 2018

Telestream Tells IBC of Plans to Track Live Stream Latency

With help from Unified Streaming, Telestream has diverted all of its R&D into Project Orchid, which is designed to offer one-click live channel origination that supports real-time self-optimisation
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Sep 2018

Netflix Focusses its Growth on Broadcast Carriage, Not Sports

Let's get this out of the way: Netflix won't be carrying live sports. But, one Netflix exec said at IBC, "We never say never."
Featured Articles, Posted 14 Sep 2018

Developers Pay the Pioneer Tax for WebRTC Live Streaming

There's a cost to being cutting-edge, and for low-latency live video streaming that involves learning WebRTC and accepting limited browser support.
Featured Articles, Posted 07 Sep 2018

25 Years of Internet Radio: Part 1

Can you believe it's been a quarter of a century since the first internet radio broadcast? In this first installment of a two-part series, we talk to some of the trailblazers who started a revolution.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Sep 2018

BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Serve 66.8M World Cup Streams

Millions in the U.K. turned to the internet to enjoy the tournament, with the Sweden vs. England match the BBC's most streamed event ever.
Featured News, Posted 17 Jul 2018

Vote Now in the 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

It's time for you to cast your vote in one or all of our 17 categories in the only industry awards program in which the winners are decided by the people who use their products and services.
Featured Articles, Posted 11 Jul 2018

Edgeware Debuts Software Suite Targeted at Popular Live Events

When content providers stream live sports or reality shows to a massive audience they can quickly get overwhelmed. Edgeware aims to reduce the strain.
Featured News, Posted 19 Jun 2018

DIY: Live Audio Streaming Using Icecast with FFmpeg

Building on previous DIY articles, this installment will walk you through capturing audio, encoding and packaging with FFmpeg, then playing out through the Icecast server you set up in the last article
Featured Articles, Posted 15 Jun 2018

Amazon Buys Rights to 20 Premier League Matches for 3 Seasons

Look for Amazon Prime to see a lot of interest in free 30-day trials in December, as it offers Premier League streaming exclusively to members.
Featured News, Posted 08 Jun 2018

DIY: Icecast Internet Radio Server

In the latest installment of our do-it-yourself series, we'll look at how to set up an Icecast server on an AWS cloud instance.
Featured Articles, Posted 21 May 2018

Canal+ Gives Subscribers the Option of Renting an Apple TV 4K

In an effort to appeal to younger customers, Canal+ subscribers can rent an Apple TV 4K for the same price as the company's standard decoder.
Featured News, Posted 14 May 2018

HQ Trivia and the Race to Ultra-Low Latency Live Streaming

Live video is getting interactive requiring bidirectional communication with low latency. Companies like Ex Machina, Haivision, nanocosmos, and Wowza—as well as the SRT Alliance—are working on solutions.
Featured Articles, Posted 01 May 2018
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